One of the main problems with with Phase 4 of the MCU, which a lot of people could agree with, is that there was too much content. Phase 4 alone had about 17 projects alone, and that’s a lot of story to follow if you’re trying to be up to date with the MCU. Well, it seems like Kevin Feige agrees in his recent interview with EW.
Here’s what Feige said:
I do think one of the powerful aspects of being at Marvel Studios is having these films and shows hit the zeitgeist. It is harder to hit the zeitgeist when there’s so much product out there — and so much “content,” as they say, which is a word that I hate. [Laughs] But we want Marvel Studios and the MCU projects to really stand out and stand above. So, people will see that as we get further into Phase 5 and 6. The pace at which we’re putting out the Disney+ shows will change so they can each get a chance to shine.
I’m happy that Marvel Studios will release less content going forward because even I thought watching all these projects were a bit much. Plus, I think that the reason there was so much heavy push of the content was because of the money hungry Bob Chapek. Also, I don’t think it would’ve helped the MCU in the long run if they kept on going with the same approach.
Less is more, and it’s good Feige knows this. We’re definitely going to have a smoother sailing following the MCU. Plus, with all the recent news of workers being overworked because of all the content that was being pumped out, hopefully they feel some relief. Again, this is a good approach and makes me look forward for the current and next phases of the MCU.